North of the Sands

Westmorland Church Notes - Wearing

 

Wearing Bampton

(Brass on stone W. wall). Panditur elegantius-denuo sanctuarium Dei Resurgunt Ædes Gratiis Musisque Sacratæ ; Instaurata omnia Thoma Wearing Vicario Vix dotatam, cum dirutam, tum auctam ter amabilem Unam hanc, unice, confarreavit Ecclesiam Nec impar, nec appetentior ille Minister Prisca fide, patriis Moribus, simplici munditiá; Bibliorum prius Oraculis rite sciscitatis Liturgiæ ceu Palladii ad aras usque tenax, Rationem Æconomiae qualem qualem redditurus, Quod feliciter vortat excessit --Sicut egens, multos autem locuplctans, Tanquam nihil habens, et omnia possidens, Ilicet, Age, ingredere actutum mi tu, Hac itur ad cœlum; Nusquam alibi requies; Ut simus potiundo, faxit Deus. Natus 7 Mar. 1674 ; Inductus 25 Mar. 1699. Denatus 30 August 1742.

Wearing Kirkby Lonsdale

(W). To the memory of John Clark of the Fleece Inn in this town who died October 2nd 1842 aged 33 years. And of Elizabeth relict of the above and wife of John Wearing who died February 16th 1850 aged 38 years. Also of Matthew infant son of John and Elizabeth Clark. Also of Annie Jenkinson, wife of the above John Wearing who died January 24th 1865 aged 56y.

Wearing Kirkby Lonsdale

(S. low rail). 1. In memory of Thomas Wearing of this Town who died April 12th 1812 aged 30 years. Also of Thomas Wearing his son who died May 9th 1811 aged 1 years. Also ofHannah his Widow who died April 14th 1848 aged 64 years. And John, Son of John and Mary Wearing and grandson of Thomas and Hannah Wearing who died July 11th 1847 aged 10 m. 2. In affectionate remembrance of John Wearing, son of Thomas and Han- nah Wearing of this Town who died May 15th 1873 aged 65 years. Also of Mary his beloved wife who died August 3rd 1884 aged 74 years. And of Thomas eldest son of the above named John and Mary Wearing who died October 2nd 1880 aged 44 years. Also of Mary eldest daughter of the above John and Mary Wearing who died July l0th 1871 aged 34Y.